General Announcement

Thanks to cooperation, FRIENDSHIP SCHOLARSHIP Phase1 has been successfully completed. And we are delighted to announce you that FRIENDSHIP SCHOLARSHIP Phase2 will be embarked.

The orientation to introduce the scholarship application for enrollment in Japanese Fiscal Year 2022 (April 2022-March 2023)​ for 3 years doctoral programs will be hold at 10 am on January 7, 2022.


  1. Nationality: Citizens of the Republic of India
  2. Academic Background: Graduates or those who are to graduate by May 2022 from master’s programs at IITH in science and technology
  3. Health Condition: Mentally and physically sound
  4. English Proficiency: Adequate for study in Japan
  5. Letter of Acknowledgement by both his/her supervisor at IITH and prospective supervisor (Note) in Japan

(Note) Applicants need to confirm with the prospective supervisor that the entrance examination is given online.

(Note) The scholarship is available only for those who apply for and have obtained admission to one of the doctoral programs in science and technology offered by Japanese universities

Selection Procedure

Selection by FRIENDSHIP 2 Project Selection by Japanese universities
Document Evaluation Online Interview 1. Entrance Examination
2. JICA Application
Scholarship Award
by the end of February 2022 21st or 22nd February 2022 Examination fees are borne by JICA

The consultant team will assist/promote communications between supervisors in India and Japan